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Elia (boy)

What does Elia mean?

Elia Pronunciation of Elia [elia] as a name for boys (also used more commonly as girls' name Elia) has its root in Hebrew, and the name Elia means "Jehovah is God". Elia is an alternate form of Elias (Greek, Hebrew). Elia is also a derivative of Elijah (Hebrew).

Variations

Elia has 8 variants: Eelia, Eli, Elie, Elli, Ely, Ilia, Ilie and Ilya.

17 more relations via Elias, Elijah: Eliasz, Elice, Elihu, Elija, Eliot, Elis, Eliyahu, Eljah, Eljasz, Ellice, Elliot, Ellis, Elyas, Elyot, Ilija, Ilja and Ilyas.

Creative forms:
(male) Emia, Eria, ..

(female) Eliaea, Eliaie, ..

Middle name pairings:
Elia Hagen (E.H.), ..

How popular is Elia?

Elia is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#9814 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Elia (unlisted) are Elijah (#11 a year ago), Eli (#53), Elias (#100), Elliot (#208), Ellis (#419), Eliot (#1103), Eliyahu (#1349), Ely (#1505), Ilyas (#1774), Elyas, Elihu, Elis, Elija and Elie. These relations of Elia were favored as baby names less than a decade ago (usage of 1.5%) and have remained as common to this day (usage 1.5%, down 0.2%). Elijah has generally been popular among parents, though Elliot has become trendy as well over time. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eli, Elias, Elie, Elihu, Elija in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elijah, Eliot, Eliyahu, Elliot, Ellis in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ely, Elyas, Ilyas in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eli, Elias, Elijah, Elis, Elliot, Ellis outside U.S.

Similar Names

Elia is pronounced similarly to Ali, Alia, Allie, Alois, Aly, Eliu, Eloi, Elois, Eloy, Illya, Ola, Ollie and Wylie. Other suggested similar names are Abia, Avia, Edik, Edin, Edlin, Efi, Egil, Eian, Eilian, Eilif, Elam, Elan, Eldin, Eldis, Elex, Elgar, Elgin, Eliam, Elian, Eliana, Eligia, Eliran, Eliso, Eljin, Elkan, Ellar, Elman, Elmar, Elmir, Elmo, Elof, Elon, Elov, Elrad, Eluf, Elvin, Elvio, Elvis, Elvo, Elwin, Emir, Emlin, Enda, Enea, Enis, Eoin, Eri, Eric, Erik, Erin, Eriq, Erix, Erlie, Esias, Esra, Eva, Evin, Ewin, Ezio, Ezra, Isia and Shia. These names tend to be more frequently used than Elia.

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